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Neom | The city of the Prince

Despite controversies, the futuristic city state remains a top priority for MBS.

The Hindu 28 Nov 2020 10:01 pm

TNI commander visits Timika before heading for Makassar

Indonesian Military (TNI) Commander Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto planned a meeting with several Papuan community figures in Timika, Pap

Antara News 28 Nov 2020 4:00 pm

Decision taken on national holiday on Dec-9 pilkada polling day

Government decided a national holiday for the Dec-9 simultaneous regional head elections (Pilkada) according to Presidential Decree No. 22

Antara News 28 Nov 2020 3:17 pm

Al-Othaimeen draws attention to COVID-19-induced uncertainty climate

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen, emphasized that the coronavirus disease (COVID

Antara News 28 Nov 2020 2:53 pm

Police urged to clamp down on anti-Indonesian campaigners in Papua

Hengky Heselo, a native Papuan community leader in Jayawijaya District, Papua Province, appealed to the police to crack down on people and

Antara News 28 Nov 2020 2:40 pm

India, Maldives, Sri Lanka trilateral meet on maritime security begins

Sri Lankan foreign minister Dinesh Gunawardena was the chief guest at the event. India is represented by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, who arrived here yesterday.

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 2:35 pm

Tebing Tinggi establishes 13 command posts for 3,222 flood victims

The Regional Disaster Mitigation Office (BPBD) of Tebing Tinggi City, North Sumatra Province, set up 13 command posts to assist at least 3,

Antara News 28 Nov 2020 1:05 pm

Red and White vaccine can be exported: Minister Brodjonegoro

Research and Technology Minister Bambang P. S. Brodjonegoro affirmed that the Red and White vaccine, Indonesia's indigenous vaccine aga

Antara News 28 Nov 2020 12:06 pm

Will Myanmars Military Sever Its Relationship With the Union Solidarity and D..

The Irrawaddy explores whether the USDPs repeated failures at the polls will move the Tatmadaw into a new era with the governing NLD.

The Irrawaddy 28 Nov 2020 11:30 am

Statue pull-down threat by Bangladeshs radical Islamist group Hifazat-e-Islam

Bangladeshs leading radical Islamist leader has warned Prime Minister Hasina with dire consequences if her government did not stop the proposed installation of a statue o

NorthEast Now 28 Nov 2020 11:26 am

Jokowi calls for reforming ecosystem of migrant worker dispatch

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has pressed for conducting reform of the migrant worker dispatch ecosystem to offer optimal protection and f

Antara News 28 Nov 2020 11:18 am

Terrorism remains most grave regional and global threat: Al-Othaimeen

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen affirmed that terrorism remains the most serious

Antara News 28 Nov 2020 11:06 am

Iran blames Israel after top nuclear scientist killed in an ambush

Irans foreign minister alleged the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh bore serious indications of an Israeli role

The Hindu 28 Nov 2020 10:07 am

Irrawaddy Business Roundup

As Myanmar continues to attract foreign investment, a sweeping study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has calle

The Irrawaddy 28 Nov 2020 8:00 am

Fresh rocket attack from Ethiopias Tigray region targets Eritrea, say diplomats

The TPLF has accused Ethiopia of enlisting Eritrean military support, a charge Ethiopia denies.

The Hindu 28 Nov 2020 3:00 am

Courts ban remembrance events for LTTE cadre on Heroes Day

Families light lamps and remember members in their homes

The Hindu 27 Nov 2020 10:05 pm

NIA files third supplementary chargesheet in fake currency notes case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed third supplementary chargesheet in the Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) case in which Bangladeshi smugglers were

NorthEast Now 27 Nov 2020 9:23 pm

Red Cross blood stocks run low as donations dry up

The stocks of blood available with the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) have depleted 30-50 percent due to a decline in blood donations amid the

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 8:05 pm

InDOnesiaCARE marks start of the future of safe travel

Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy is promoting InDOnesiaCARE as a tourism initiative to ensure the country offers safe tr

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 5:58 pm

Indonesia to build naval base, combat command in Natuna

The National Defense Forces (TNI) will build a main naval base and combat command in Natuna district, Riau Islands province next year, Riau

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 5:54 pm

India, Nepal need each other, says Shringla in Kathmandu

In our region, our South Asia, we are symbolically linked, notes Foreign Secretary

The Hindu 27 Nov 2020 4:59 pm

Government to commence development of health tourism in Bali: Thohir

State-owned Enterprises Minister Erick Thohir highlighted the government's plan to begin the development of health tourism in the resor

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 4:58 pm

Edhy Prabowo submits signed resignation to President Joko Widodo

Edhy Prabowo tendered a signed letter of resignation to President Joko Widodo to relinquish his post as marine affairs and fisheries minist

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 4:13 pm

Cher to visit Pakistan to help worlds loneliest elephant

Hes set to leave for a sanctuary in Cambodia on Sunday.

The Hindu 27 Nov 2020 4:02 pm

Intellectual property becomes foundation of creative economy: Minister

Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly believes intellectual property has a crucial role as the foundation of creative economy that is

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 3:32 pm

Presidential regulation to expedite realization of strategic projects

The Indonesian government has issued a presidential regulation to boost the accelerated realization of national strategic projects out of t

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 3:18 pm

Clerics should raise awareness of COVID-19 vaccine importance: VP

Vice President Ma'ruf Amin urged clerics, who are members of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) and Islamic community organizations or

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 3:17 pm

Indonesia needs peace, order to promote tourism potential globally

Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan highlighted the need for peace and order in Indonesia to

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 2:22 pm

Jokowi inspects seedling center for environmental disaster prevention

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on Friday inspected the development of the seed and seedling center in Rumpin, Bogor District of West Java t

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 2:16 pm

BI offers scholarships to 361 students in Aceh

The Bank Indonesia (BI) Representative Office in Aceh offers scholarships to 361 students from various institutes of higher learning in the

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 1:15 pm

From Bogor to Putrajaya: Building strategic trust in APEC

The year 2020 is crucial for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). Not only are we celebrating achievements after a quarter-century

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 11:40 am

Tarakan Hospital's 121 paramedics test positive in COVID-19 swab tests

A total of 121 paramedics at the TarakanRegional General Hospital (RSUD) in North Kalimantan Province tested positive for the novel coronav

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 10:56 am

The 8th Forum on China-ASEAN Technology Transfer and Collaborative Innovation..

The 8th Forum on China-ASEAN Technology Transfer and Collaborative Innovation (hereinafter referred to as the Forum), hosted by the Ministr

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 10:44 am

Farmers clash with police in protest march

Farmers defy barricades and brave tear gas from police as they march towards Delhi in protest.

BBC 27 Nov 2020 10:31 am

Myanmar Defense Minister Tipped to Become VP in New Govt

Lt-Gen Sein Win is expected to be the militarys choice for vice president in the new administration; experts say his appointment could hera

The Irrawaddy 27 Nov 2020 8:00 am

Taiwanese e-bikes create a blue ocean with its strong industry chain

With the rising awareness of environmental protection and the popularization of leisure and fitness concepts, e-bikes have become a new mod

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 7:36 am

IHSG ends higher on COVID-19 vaccine hopes

The Jakarta Composite Index (IHSG) ended higher on Thursday on the back of optimism regarding the development of a vaccine against COVID-19

Antara News 27 Nov 2020 7:08 am

Making Myanmars Markets Work for Safe Farmers

A farmer group hopes its safe food pilot can introduce the benefits of organic produce to Myanmars consumers.

The Irrawaddy 27 Nov 2020 7:00 am

After Election Victory, Myanmars Ruling Party Under Pressure to Get Cabinet P..

Aware of the poor reputations of many current ministers, the NLD has vowed to take the publics views into consideration when appointing the

The Irrawaddy 27 Nov 2020 6:00 am

India coronavirus: How the pandemic brought a remote village its first school

A remote tribal village in southern India saw its first school open during the lockdown.

BBC 27 Nov 2020 5:45 am

Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand to sign customs cooperation pact

Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand have finished discussing the frame of cooperation (FoC) in the customs, immigration, and quarantine field

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 9:12 pm

500 displaced after fire razes 55 houses in Jayapura

A fire gutted 55 homes in a densely populated area of Jayapura, the provincial capital of Papua, on Thursday afternoon, leaving about 500 p

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 9:10 pm

Bappenas urges collective effort to realize SDG16

The Ministry of National Development Planning/National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) has urged collective efforts for realizing th

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 9:07 pm

Ministry urges steel producers to cut imports of raw materials

The Industry Ministry has urged national steel producers to continue to innovate and increase production capacity to reduce their dependenc

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 8:14 pm

Cold chain preparation for COVID-19 vaccines 97% complete

The Task Force for COVID-19 Response has said the cold chain preparation for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Indonesia has reached 97 perce

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 8:07 pm

Prabowo arrest puts spotlight on Gerindra's anti-graft promise

The political career of Edhy Prabowo, a top cadre of the Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) and member of the Widodo-Amin cabinet, m

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 7:39 pm

BRG: Peatland restoration cuts greenhouse gas emissions significantly

Peatland restoration conducted by the Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG) in seven provinces has helped reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 53

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 6:31 pm

Graft case: Gerindra says it will respect legal process

The GreatIndonesia Movement (Gerindra) Party has said it will respect the legal process in the alleged graft case involving export licenses

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 6:30 pm

Steel industry maintaining growth despite pandemic: ministry

The steel industry has maintained its steady growth despite the COVID-19 pandemic, recording 2.3 percent growth in the second quarter and 5

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 6:28 pm

Ministry of Agriculture joins forces with NSLIC/NSELRED hold regulatory semin..

- The Ministry of Agriculture of Indonesia, in collaboration with The National Support for Local Investment Climates/National Support for E

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 6:23 pm

Indonesia proposes making IMT-GT a global halal economic power

The Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) cooperation has succeeded in producing thousands of export-oriented halal Small an

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 6:17 pm

Xiaomi, Boat earbuds top India's wireless hearable shipment list, report says

The overall wireless hearables shipment grew over 700% in the quarter compared with the previous year as working and studying from home continued to boost demand, the rep

The Hindu 26 Nov 2020 5:06 pm

Villagers Flee Their Homes After Myanmars Military Clashes with TNLA

Almost 1,000 villagers are seeking shelter in Mogoke after the Ta'ang National Liberation Army and Myanmars military clashed near their hom

The Irrawaddy 26 Nov 2020 4:58 pm

SMF disburses Rp6.05 trillion in loans as of third quarter

State-run secondary mortgage firmPT Sarana Multigriya Finansial (Persero), or SMF, disbursed loans amounting to Rp6.05 trillion to mortgage

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 4:14 pm

Defeated NLD Candidate in Myanmars Shan State Alleges Militia Interference

National League for Democracy candidate S Mar Gam says an armed group forced residents to vote for his Union Solidarity and Development Par

The Irrawaddy 26 Nov 2020 3:50 pm

Opportunities to boost halal products' production despite pandemic

Vice President Ma'ruf Amin gauged that despite the country experiencing negative growth, the opportunity still existed to intensify the

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 3:23 pm

VP asserts MUI's steadfast commitment to mainstreaming moderate Islam

Ma'ruf Amin, Indonesia's vice president and non-active general chairman of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI), affirmed that the co

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 2:49 pm

Job Creation Law to boost downstreaming in mining sector: observer

Mining observer Singgih Widagdo opined that Law Number 11 of 2020 on Job Creation will bolster downstreaming in the mining sector.Existence

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 2:47 pm

Services remain uninterrupted as Edhy Prabowo named suspect: Ministry

The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry has made assurance that public services would remain unaffected after Minister of Maritime Affa

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 1:45 pm

Jokowi appoints Pandjaitan as acting maritime affairs,fishery minister

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) appointed Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan to serve as acti

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 1:43 pm

Chinese Fences Near Shan State Boundary Renew Border Tensions With Myanmar

The Myanmar military and Kokang officials have complained to China about its unilateral move to put up fences near the countrys border with

The Irrawaddy 26 Nov 2020 1:34 pm

Taiwanese pioneers in mid and high-end mountain bikes flourish as demand rise..

As a major exporter of bikes, Taiwanese manufacturers provide nearly 70% of all the bikes for mid-range and high-end consumers around the g

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 1:06 pm

Shihab might be named suspect in crowd case during pandemic

The West Java Police might name organizer and owner of the Alam Agrikultural Markaz Syariah DPP FPI boarding school belonging to Habib Rizi

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 12:45 pm

Indonesia seeks unified fight by island states against COVID-19

Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan urged island and archipelagic nations grouped in the Arch

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 12:14 pm

Trial of leading Saudi womens rights activist transferred to terrorism court

Loujain al-Hathloul is among a dozen other prominent womens rights activists arrested in May 2018.

The Hindu 26 Nov 2020 12:03 pm

Curbs hit China supplies for iPhone

The Hindu 26 Nov 2020 12:02 pm

U.K. judge refuses Johnny Depp permission to appeal libel ruling

The actor is seeking to overturn the judgement

The Hindu 26 Nov 2020 11:55 am

KPK detains maritime affairs and fishery minister over bribery case

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) detained Maritime Affairs and Fishery Minister Edhy Prabowo and four other suspects over an all

Antara News 26 Nov 2020 10:20 am

Warming India-Taiwan Ties Create Headache for China in Indo-Pacific

With India intent on reducing its reliance on China, Taiwan can help bridge the commercial and technological breach resulting from souring

The Irrawaddy 26 Nov 2020 7:01 am

Pakistans lonely jumbo packs trunk for Cambodia

Kaavans plight drew condemnation

The Hindu 25 Nov 2020 11:09 pm

Indonesia readying for a quantum leap: Jokowi

President Joko Widodo has said the current public health and economic crises are an opportunity for Indonesia to push the reset button and

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 9:22 pm

W Java focuses on raising awareness ahead of COVID-19 vaccination

The West Java provincial government is focusing on winning the support of residents through public education and awareness campaigns to enc

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 9:17 pm

Follow health protocols during COVID-19 vaccination program: LIPI

A top scientist at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) has appealed to Indonesians to strictly observe the government-mandated heal

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 9:13 pm

Creativity can boost revival of entertainment, tourism: ministry

Creativity can encourage optimism in the performing arts and tourism sectors amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to deputy for tourism pr

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 8:31 pm

Task force justifies budget allocation for sovereign wealth fund

Chairman of the National Economic Recovery and Transformation Task Force, Budi Gunadi Sadikin, on Wednesday justified the decision to tweak

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 8:27 pm

Task force reallocates economic recovery budget

Chairman of the National Economic Recovery and Transformation Task Force, Budi Gunadi Sadikin, said he has reallocated the national economi

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 8:24 pm

Women journalists stress on building safe, inclusive work environment

Circumstances need to be created for women, especially those who have made a career in journalism, to be totally free from gender-based vio

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 8:18 pm

Thousands of Rakhine Civilians Return Home Amid Stability in Western Myanmar

Fighting has recently ceased between Myanmars military and the Arakan Army with civilians hoping the ceasefire can be extended into 2021.

The Irrawaddy 25 Nov 2020 8:01 pm

OIC urges measures to protect women from violence

Secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, has urged OIC member states to continue tak

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 6:50 pm

Foreign aid to Afghanistan could reach $12 billion over four years, some with conditions

Foreign donors pledged a projected $12 billion in civilian aid to Afghanistan over the next four years at a conference on Tuesday. This is a drop from $15.2 billion pledg

The Times of India 25 Nov 2020 6:35 pm

House Speaker supports strengthening Indonesia-South Korea ties

Indonesias House Speaker Puan Maharani has expressed her support for the strengthening of bilateral relations between Indonesia and South K

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 6:18 pm

Wednesday's count of Indonesia's fresh COVID-19 cases spikes at 5,534

Indonesia, on Wednesday, recorded a high number of fresh confirmed COVID-19 cases, reaching 5,534, while the number recoveries touched 4,49

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 5:29 pm

The Haday Cup 2020 Chinese Cuisine World Championship concludes in west China..

The offline invitational competition of the Haday Cup 2020 Chinese Cuisine World Championship draw to a close at Huaxi International Cultur

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 5:17 pm

PLN: Need 8 mln tons of trash to operate plants

State electricity company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) said it will need at least 8 million tons of waste per year as a replacement f

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 5:14 pm

Myanmars Corruption Commission Tops Regional Poll

The Anti-Corruption Commission of Myanmar has won the most praise in a Transparency International study assessing how Asia-Pacific citizens

The Irrawaddy 25 Nov 2020 4:57 pm

Myanmars Second Investment Policy Review Urges Further Liberalization

Myanmars latest investment policy review urges eased restrictions on foreign participation in key sectors while calling for transparency an

The Irrawaddy 25 Nov 2020 4:53 pm

Enforce health protocols in regions strictly: police chief

National Police Chief General Idham Azis instructed the Heads of Police Regional Units (Kasatwil) to enforce health protocols strictly, dis

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 4:26 pm

Indonesia's capacity utilization recovers: Industry Ministry

Indonesias industrial capacity utilization recovered and increased to 56.50 percent during the April-October period this year, head of indu

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 4:22 pm

New Zealand to steer APEC's work towards recovery

New Zealand, one of the twelve founding members of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), plans to steer APECs efforts towards recovery

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 4:19 pm

President calls on ministries, institutions to conduct auctions soon

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) appealed to several ministries and institutions to conduct auctions for their activities without further del

Antara News 25 Nov 2020 3:52 pm